A closer look at the Bible
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I was in Hebrew class today and we were discussing the textual variants of the OT.  The OT is based on the Masoretic Text or the Leningrad text, but there are many other Hebrew Manuscripts and Greek Manuscripts that either attest to or challenge the standard text.  The Bible is full of footnotes letting us the readers know that there … more

Searching for God Knows What by Donald Miller
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I left the office at about 5 pm. Jennifer and the kids were gone all week to the in-laws, so I was bacheloring it. I was hungry; I wanted to watch a movie and veg.  I drove to Wendy’s with Donald Miller‘s Searching for God Knows What in my book bag. I ordered my chili, Oriental Salad, and diet Coke, … more

Battle of the Jaywalk All-stars
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As Jay Leno was talking with Whoopi Goldberg (March 10, 2009), Whoopi was shocked at the intelligence levels of the contestants for that night’s edition of the Battle of the Jaywalk All-stars.  Jay mentioned that in the past that they actually had one of the contestants answer “erosion” when asked, “How did Mt. Rushmore get there?”  Jay was laughing hysterically!  … more

Lasting Faith with Teens
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From Barna on Sept 11, 2006 – Kinnaman offered several insights about the data: “Much of the ministry to teenagers in America needs an overhaul – not because churches fail to attract significant numbers of young people, but because so much of those efforts are not creating a sustainable faith beyond high school. There are certainly effective youth ministries across … more